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1 : Charters and other Documents relating to the City of Edinburgh A.D. 1143 - 1540.
Edinburgh. The Lord Provost, Magistrates and Council. 1870. 
Hardback. 1st. Ed. Rubbed & worn brown cloth with gilt coat of arms to Front cover & gilt spine titles. Wear to edges , with tears & small piece missing, a three inch section of the spine is detached on three sides and lifts off. Front and rear hinges mended with tape inside book , Owners details on front end paper. 10.1" x 7.9". xxvi pp. + 281 pp. inc. index. Illus: tissue-guarded Frontis. + 3 fold-out copies of charters. Wt: 1.5 Kg. Reading copy 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 : Falkirk Archaeological and Natural History Society. Proceedings - 1946-49. Vol. 4.
Falkirk. ND. c.1949. 
Hardback. Crimson cloth with gilt Front cover titles in slightly marked dustwrapper with wear & sm. tears to upper edges. 8.8" x 5.7". 107 pp. inc. B/W plates, line drawings, sketches, plans etc. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Good + (Good). 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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3 : Memorial sketch of Thomas Cleghorn (Sheriff of Argyllshire 1855-1874).
Printed for Private Circulation 1881 
Hardback. Rubbed blue cloth covers with wear at spine ends and tips. Owners name inside front cover. Complement slip from Mrs Cleghorn pasted opposite the title page. Pencil notes on title page and rear end papers. 136 pages. Book moves slightly in its binding. 7.5" x 5" Wt 0.4Kg Good 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 : Tales and Sketches of the Covenanters
John Ritchie, Kilmarnock 
Hardback Binding is very worn with long spilts along the edges of the spine. Front hinge cracked and repaired with clear tape. Rear hinge loose. Black & White plate frontispiece. 372 pages Wt 0.6 Kg Reading copy only 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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5 : The Peel Club Papers for Session 1839-1840.
Glasgow. D. Campbell. 1840. 
Hardback. Very worn blind-stamped cloth with small pieces missing to spine-ends. Gilt spine titles. Front and rear hinges are partly cracked. Mark inside cover where a label has been removed. Owners details on front end paper, dated 1876, Ffep. 8.6" x 5.4". viii pp. + 239 pp. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Reading copy 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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6 : The Story of Sandyhills Church and District. (Shettleston). : a history issued in commemoration of the jubilee of the present church building
Glasgow. Privately published. c. 1950. 
Hardback. 1st. Ed. Blue cloth with gilt Front cover titles. Slightly rubbed & worn covers. Text block detached from covers but internally tight. owners name on Ffep. 8.7" x 5.8". 63 pp. inc. index. Illus: 8 pp. B/W plates. Wt: 0.3 Kg. Reading copy 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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7 : Wilson's Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland. Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative.
London. Walter Scott. 1888. 
Hardback. 1st. Imp. Vol. 3. Revised by Alexander Leigton, one of the original editors & contributors. Rubbed tan cloth with wear to spine-ends & edges. Lion Rampant & thistle motifs & titles to Fr. cover. Gilt spine titles. 6.7" x 4.9". 283 pp. + 4 pp. publisher's catalogue. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Good.H 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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8 : Wilson's Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland. Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative.
London. Walter Scott. 1887. 
Hardback. 1st. Imp. Vol. 2. Revised by Alexander Leigton, one of the original editors & contributors. Rubbed tan cloth with wear to spine-ends & edges. Lion Rampant & thistle motifs & titles to Fr. cover. Gilt spine titles. Sl. cocked spine. Cracked hinges (viz. pp. 32-33). 6.7" x 4.9". 283 pp. + 4 pp. publisher's catalogue. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Good. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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9 ADAMNAN: Life of Saint Columba, Founder of Hy ( Iona ).
Lampeter, Wales. Llanerch Enterprises. 1988. 
Paperback. 0947992197 Facsimile reprint from Historians of Scotland, Edmonston and Douglas, 1874. Written by 9th. Abbot of Iona. Lightly scratched yellow illus: card covers. 8.2" x 5.7". 140 pp. inc. 2 pp. B/W line-drawn map of Iona. Wt: 0.4 Kg. Good 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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10 AIKMAN James: The History of Scotland, translated from the Latin of George Buchanan, with notes, and a continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne.
Glasgow. Blackie, Fullarton & Co. 1827. 
Hardback. 4 Vols. Quarter leather with brown, patterned boards. All boards are loose but still attached. Very worn & rubbed copies. Spines are stripped or partially stripped. Contents are still well-bound. Suitable for rebinding according to taste. 8.6" x 5.5". 1. civ pp. + 447 pp. One loose page. Coloured Map of Scotland. Frontis. plate. 2. vi pp. + 630 pp. Frontis. plate. 3. vi pp. + 572 pp. Frontis. plate. 4. vi pp. + 644 pp. inc. index. Frontis. + one other plate. Wt: 3.5+ Kg. Extra postage outwith UK. Binding copy only. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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11 AITKEN Keith: The Bairns O' Adam - The Story of the STUC.
Edinburgh. Polygon. 1997. 
Soft cover ISBN 0748662006 1st Ed. Card covers. 8.5" x 5.4". viii pp. + 328 pp. inc. index. Offering an account of the characters behind the movement and the great events - both industrial and political - which have shaped Scotland's past and present, this work traces the story of the STUC from its inception. Wt: 0.7 Kg. VG+ 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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12 ANDERSON Joseph: Scotland in Pagan Times - The Bronze and Stone Ages. The Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1882.
Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1886 
Hardback. Worn & rubbed black cloth with gilt spine titles. Some wear to spine-ends & tips. 9" x 6". xxiv pp. + 397 pp. inc. index + 22 pp. publisher's list. Illus: 411 B/W figures. Wt: 1.2 Kg. Good 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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13 ARCHER, Clive & MAIN, John: Scotland's Voice in International Affairs, the representation of Scottish interests, with particular reference to the European Economic Community.
London: C. Hurst & Co. for the Royal Instute of International. 1980 
Hardback. First edition Dustwrapper slightly grubby and rubbed at edges, now in protective cover. . Wt 0.4 Kg Very Good ( Very Good) 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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14 ARMSTRONG Robert Bruce: The History of Liddesdale, Eskdale, Ewesdale, Wauchopedale and the Debatable Land.
Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1883 
Hardback. Part 1 From the Twelfth Century to 1530. (Part 2 never published). Ltd. Ed. 105/275 small paper ed. Rubbed & slightly marked & stained grey cloth with complete & legible paper pastedown spine titles. Owner details to Ffep. Minimal wear to edges. 11.5" x 9.4". xvi pp. + 280 pp. + 116 pp. appendix. Illus: Col. illuminated title page + 20 plates on stiff card (5 coloured) + 2 fold-out maps + 12 other illus. (3 coloured). Wt: 3.1 Kg. Extra postage outwith UK. A very tidy, well-bound volume. VG. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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15 BAILLIE Thomas W: The Dumfries Ether Diary - The First Use of Anaesthetic Ether in the Old World.
Dumfries. Author. 1996. 
Hardback. ISBN 1899316353 1st Ed. Black cloth with gilt spine titles in complete dustwrapper. A clean and tight copy which looks little used. 8.4" x 6.2". 70 pp. Illus: 6 B/W photos. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Fine (Fine) 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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16 BARBE Louis A: Sidelights on the History, Industries and Social Life of Scotland.
London. Blackie. 1919. 
Hardback. 1st. Ed. Ex. Lib. Worn, bowed & rubbed lime-green cloth with gilt spine titles. Usual lib. markings to spine, prelim., early & latter pages. Wear to spine-ends & tips. 8.7" x 5.7". xiv pp. + 319 pp. inc. index. Illus: Frontis B/W plate. Wt: 0.75 Kg. Good. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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17 BARBE Louis A.: Kirkcaldy of Grange (Famous Scots Series)
Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier circa 1897 
Hardback Red cloth covers with black decorations and gilt titles. Spine faded. Minor wear at corners. Heavily browned end papers. Owners bookplate on front end paper. 157 pages 7.5" x 5" Wt 0.4 Kg Good 
Price: 17.00 GBP
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18 BARCLAY J. B.: Pill Box & Service Cap: The First Hundred Years of the Edinburgh Battalion, the Boys Brigade
Edinburgh Battalion of the Boys' Brigade, Edinburgh, 1985. 
Hardback ISBN 0951096109 First Edition. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles protected with a cellophane wrap. A clean and umarked copy Illustrated with B & W plates. 223 pages Wt 0.7 Kg Very Good 
Price: 15.70 GBP
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19 BARROW G W S: The Kingdom of the Scots - Government, Church and Society from the eleventh to the fourteenth century.
London. Edward Arnold. 1973 
Hardback. ISBN 0713156821 1st Ed. Red cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped, clearview protected dustwrapper. Slight bumping to lower edge of Front cover. Dustwrapper slightly worrn at upper edges. Owner's name inside Front cover. 8.7" x 5.8". xviii pp. + 404 pp. inc. index. Wt: 0.9 Kg. Very Good (Good+) 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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20 BELL A. S. (editor): The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition; Essays to mark the bicentenary of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and its Museum, 1780-1980.
John Donald Publishers Ltd 1981 
Hardback ISBN 0859760804 FRONT END PAPER MISSING Black cloth covers with gilt titles. Dustwrapper has light edgewear. Illus. 286 pages Wt 0.9Kg Good Reading Copy (Very Good) 
Price: 4.90 GBP
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